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| Israel to bar visit by two US congresswomen: ministry

Israel said Thursday it will bar a planned visit by two US congresswomen who have supported a boycott of the country over its treatment of Palestinians, a decision in lin...

| Israel to bar visit by two US congresswomen: ministry

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Israel Blocks Visit by Two Critical U.S. Congresswomen Israel barred Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country following pressure from President Trump, who said allowing them entry “would show great weakness.”...
20:12, 08/15/2019

Israel will not let U.S. Congresswomen visit: deputy foreign minister Israel has decided to block a visit by U.S. Democratic members of Congress Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said on Thursday....
21:48, 08/15/2019

Israel bars US congresswomen - with a nudge from Trump Israel says it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott movement...
02:36, 08/16/2019

Israel bars entry to outspoken US congresswomen Israel says it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott movement...
20:36, 08/15/2019

Israel bans entry to two Muslim US congresswomen over their criticism The decision to bar Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib is likely to deepen a rift within the Democratic Party over Israel. President Donald Trump advocated for not letting the lawmakers into...
23:24, 08/15/2019

On Politics: Trump Urges Israel to Deny Entry to Congresswomen In an extraordinary step, President Trump urged Israel to bar Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country and visiting the West Bank....
11:36, 08/16/2019

Israel’s decision to block congresswomen Omar and Tlaib draws widespread criticism Top Democrats in Washington, 2020 candidates and even pro-Israel groups condemn decision and urge government to change courseIsrael’s decision on Thursday to block two American congresswomen from ente...
03:48, 08/16/2019

Israel Reverses Course, Allows Rep. Rashida Tlaib to Visit. Tlaib to Israel: Nah, I’m Good First, an Israel visit was off the table, then it was back on and now it’s off again as Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has said she won’t be visiting her 90-year-old grandmother despite the country’s In...
06:00, 08/17/2019

Will Omar and Tlaib get OK to visit Israel? It may be all up to Netanyahu U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib want to visit Israel -- but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will likely have the final say on whether the far-left "Squad" members may enter Jewish state....
12:00, 07/18/2019

Israel Says Rashida Tlaib Can Visit to See Her Grandmother Israel had denied entry to two Congress members, Ms. Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, for supporting a boycott movement. The government now says Ms Tlaib can enter....
12:00, 08/16/2019

Germany's AKK travels to Israel in first overseas visit as CDU leader In her first trip outside of Europe as party leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer defended the Iran nuclear deal at a security conference in Israel. She also plans to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin N...
12:00, 07/01/2019

Israel to allow U.S. Rep Tlaib to visit family in West Bank Israel will allow U.S. lawmaker Rashida Tlaib to visit her family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds, the interior ministry said on Friday, after barring an official visit under pressur...
12:24, 08/16/2019

Israel approves US congresswoman's visit to West Bank Israel says Rashida Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank. She and fellow Democrat Ilhan Omar faced entry bans over their criticism of the Jewish-majority stat...
15:12, 08/16/2019

Rashida Tlaib indicates she will not go ahead with Israel visit – live Congresswoman indicated she would not visit family in West Bank despite announcement Israel would approve on ‘humanitarian’ groundsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.47pm BST Tlai...
16:00, 08/16/2019

U.S. lawmakers did not plan 'balanced' visit to Israel: U.S. ambassador The two Democratic U.S. lawmakers who Israel has blocked from entering the country did not plan "a balanced visit" with both Israeli and Palestinian leaders, the U.S. ambassador to Israel said in a st...
21:24, 08/15/2019

Israel to allow Tlaib's humanitarian visit to West Bank Israel’s interior ministry on Friday granted a request on humanitarian grounds by Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) to visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.The announcement came hours after I...
14:24, 08/16/2019

Rep. Rashida Tlaib won't visit Israel, West Bank under restrictions Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not travel to Israel to visit relatives on the West Bank after Israeli officials banned her, then gave her restricted permission....
16:24, 08/16/2019

Tlaib will not visit West Bank under Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib on Friday said she would not visit her family in the West Bank as planned despite a reprieve by the Israeli government allowing her visit....
19:36, 08/16/2019

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit West Bank Under Israel’s Conditions Israel said on Friday that Ms. Tlaib could visit her grandmother in the West Bank if she agreed not to “promote boycotts.” Ms. Tlaib said she would cancel her trip....
17:36, 08/16/2019

Congresswoman rejects Israel's 'humiliating' offer to visit her relatives US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has decided against visiting her relatives in the West Bank, despite Israel's interior minister granting her entry on humanitarian grounds. ...
21:36, 08/16/2019

Israel allows U.S. congresswoman’s West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Tlaib said this would likely be the last chance to see her grandmother and that she would respect any restrictions and “not promote boycotts” during her visit....
15:12, 08/16/2019

Israel's Netanyahu To Visit India In September To Meet PM Modi Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to India on a day-long visit on September 9 to meet his counterpart Narendra Modi, just eight days before an unprecedented repeat polls in the......
14:48, 07/21/2019

Israel Blocks Visit by Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib Israel barred Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country following pressure from President Trump, who said allowing them entry “would show great weakness.”...
18:36, 08/15/2019

US Congresswoman Rejects Israel's Offer To Visit West Bank US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against US.....
04:24, 08/17/2019

US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib declines Israel visit over 'oppressive conditions' Israel said that Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank despite her criticism of the government. She has rejected the offer, however, over restrictive condition...
20:00, 08/16/2019

U.S. Rep. Tlaib refuses Israel's 'oppressive conditions' for West Bank visit U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, saying she would not visit her family there because the Israeli government had imposed "oppre...
18:48, 08/16/2019

AIPAC chides Israel for decision to block Omar, Tlaib visit In a surprise move, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee criticized the government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for barring two freshman Democratic congresswomen from entering ...
21:24, 08/15/2019

Trump: Israel shouldn’t let Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib visit ​President Trump called on Israel to bar an upcoming visit by progressive Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib because of their support for an international boycott of ​the ​​Jewish state. ̶...
19:48, 08/15/2019

US Lawmaker Rejects Israel's "Oppressive Conditions" To Visit West Bank Palestinian-American lawmaker Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel's offer to allow her to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, blasting the "oppressive conditions" set for the visit as......
22:24, 08/16/2019

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel's offer for 'humanitarian' visit to West Bank US congresswoman of Palestinian descent says: ‘visiting my grandmother under these oppressive conditions stands against everything I believe in’US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has rejected an offer fro...
18:24, 08/16/2019

Tlaib turns down family visit to West Bank after Israel grants request Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she will not visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, hours after Israel’s interior ministry granted her request to travel to the territory on humanitarian gr...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Israel grants Rashida Tlaib West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Israel’s interior minister on Friday said he has granted Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s request to visit her family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds — a day after she and her colleague Re...
17:36, 08/16/2019

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel’s offer to allow her to visit family in West Bank Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel’s offer to allow her to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, citing the “oppressive conditions” set for her trip as humiliating. “Silencing me & treatin...
17:36, 08/16/2019

Israel bracing for Temple Mount visit by Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib Israeli officials are preparing for the possibility that Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib — the first Muslim women elected to Congress — may visit the Temple Mount in Jerusalem during a ...
21:48, 08/14/2019

Israel bars visit by U.S. Democratic lawmakers Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Israel will bar a visit by U.S. Democratic Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday, shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump called on Israel no...
21:24, 08/15/2019

Ilhan Omar calls Israel's decision to block visit 'an affront' – live Pelosi ‘deeply saddened’ over Israel’s decision to block visit Several 2020 Democrats condemn Israel’s decisionSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.30pm BST Representative Rashida T...
21:48, 08/15/2019

U.S. congressional leaders welcome plans for Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar to visit Israel The leaders of a bipartisan U.S. congressional delegation visiting Israel welcomed plans by Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar to visit the country....
23:12, 08/11/2019

U.S. Rep. Tlaib rejects West Bank visit, citing Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against U....
23:36, 08/16/2019

Rep. Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit Grandmother in West Bank After Israel Granted Her Entry on ‘Humanitarian Grounds’ (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Friday it has granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the West Bank on humanitarian grounds to visit her relatives, a day after Israel barred her an...
17:12, 08/16/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi urges Israel to reverse decision to block lawmakers' visit U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday Israel's decision to block a visit to the country by Democratic congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib was "deeply disappointing...
21:24, 08/15/2019

Reporter's Notebook: Spat over scrapped 'Squad' members' Israel visit is tricky politics for both sides Israel’s refusal to admit Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., could reverberate deep into the future on a litany of political fronts....
05:12, 08/17/2019

Ilhan Omar accuses Netanyahu of imposing ‘Muslim ban’ as Dems decry decision to block Israel visit Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Thursday accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of implementing his own “Muslim ban” after his government said it would block her and another Democratic congres...
21:24, 08/15/2019

Morocco to send finance ministry staff member to Bahrain's economic summit: foreign ministry Morocco's foreign ministry said on Monday that a member of the ministry of economy and finance will represent the country at a conference this week in Bahrain on the administration of U.S. President ...
02:36, 06/25/2019

Trump suggests 'setup' after Tlaib rejects Israel's invite: 'Israel acted appropriately!' President Trump suggested that Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., may have tried to set up the Israeli government after she backed away from her stated intention to visit her grandmother in the Middle East ...
05:12, 08/17/2019

Members of Israeli parliament to Congress: Resolution opposing Israel boycott is 'dangerous to Israel' Nearly two dozen members of Israel’s parliament sent a letter to Congress thanking them for the recent resolution opposing an international effort to boycott Israel but warned that some of the languag...
06:12, 08/14/2019

Death toll rises as Gaza militants fire more than 500 rockets into Israel and Israel responds with airstrikes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the reinforcement of military units around the Palestinian enclave as rocket fire showed no signs of abating....
17:48, 05/05/2019

| Dozens of rockets fired at Israel from Gaza, Israel responds Gaza militants fired a barrage of dozens of rockets at Israel, which responded with strikes that killed a Palestinian, officials said, as a fragile ceasefire again faltered....
14:48, 05/04/2019

Donald Trump visit: US President compares Brexit backstop issue with US-Mexico border during Ireland visit Donald Trump appeared to compare the backstop issue to the US-Mexico border as he expressed confidence that the Brexit logjam over the Irish border would work out "very well"....
23:48, 06/05/2019

Here are the 4 congresswomen in 'The Squad' Four first-term, progressive Democratic congresswomen -- known as "The Squad" on Capitol Hill — were the target of racist tweets from President Donald Trump this weekend....
18:00, 07/16/2019

Prince William, Kate visit royal baby Archie, Prince Charles to visit this week Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is a hit with royal relatives: The queen met him first; Prince William and Kate followed Tuesday, and grandpa Prince Charles will see him soon.   &#...
01:00, 05/15/2019

"You Can't Talk That Way About Our Country": Trump To Congresswomen President Donald Trump broadly declared Friday that no one should criticize the United States while he is president, part of a renewed attack on four minority congresswomen whom he has targeted as......
06:24, 07/20/2019

McConnell: Trump 'on to something' with attacks on four congresswomen Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that Donald Trump is "on to something" with his inflammatory attacks against four congresswomen, attempting to frame the president's racist rhetori...
21:48, 07/18/2019

'The Squad': Who are the congresswomen in Trump's firing line? Donald Trump has come under fire after taking aim at a group of Democrat congresswomen, telling them to "go back and help fix" their "broken and crime-infested countries" - despite them being American...
12:24, 07/16/2019

Trump tells progressive congresswomen to 'go back' to where they came from President Donald Trump said Sunday that progressive Democratic congresswomen should return to the countries where they came from in a series of tweets that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi labelled "xenopho...
18:48, 07/14/2019

Trump Tells 4 Congresswomen To "Go Back" To Their Countries, "Fix" Them President Donald Trump said Sunday that four minority, liberal congresswomen who have been critical of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested......
04:24, 07/15/2019

"Go Fix Countries You Came From": Trump's Tweet Attack On Congresswomen US President Donald Trump on Sunday told unnamed Democratic Congresswomen to "go back" where they came from, prompting senior members of the party to brand him a "racist" and a xenophobe....
02:24, 07/15/2019

Trump Under Fire For 'Racist' Attack On US Congresswomen US President Donald Trump took aim at progressive Democratic congresswomen Sunday, telling them to "go back" where they came from in remarks that sparked yet another firestorm over his views on race.....
02:24, 07/15/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet says Congresswomen opposing Trump are 'fantastic' Four progressive Democratic members of Congress vilified by U.S. President Donald Trump are "fantastic", U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Thursday....
22:24, 07/18/2019

Trump slammed over attack on Democratic congresswomen The US president told Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to where they came from. Three of the women he targeted were born and raised in the United States....
09:36, 07/15/2019

| Trump says minority congresswomen should 'apologise to America' US President Donald Trump renewed attacks on four Democratic congresswomen he launched xenophobic tweets against last week, demanding they apologise "for the horrible (hateful) things they have said"...
06:48, 07/22/2019

Trump renews attacks on Democratic congresswomen President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of four minority women lawmakers on Friday, saying that they had said horrible things about the United States, and defended himself from criticism over his...
00:36, 07/20/2019

"Don't Have A Racist Bone," Says Trump After Tweets On Congresswomen US President Donald Trump strongly denied accusations of racism on Tuesday after launching a xenophobic attack on a group of ethnic minority Democratic congresswomen....
20:24, 07/16/2019

Trump ramps up diatribe against four Democratic congresswomen Trump is setting the tone for the 2020 election by painting four leftist congresswomen as the face of the Democrats. It comes after the House called his comments against the four minority women racist...
08:12, 07/18/2019

Trump Says Minority Congresswomen Should "Apologize To America" US President Donald Trump renewed attacks Sunday on four Democratic congresswomen he launched xenophobic tweets against last week, demanding they apologize "for the horrible (hateful) things they have...
18:00, 07/21/2019

Merkel stands with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's strength" and that she stands in "solidarity" with...
13:12, 07/20/2019

Trump tells congresswomen to 'go back' to their 'original' countries Donald Trump has been criticised over "racist and disgusting" remarks he made about Democratic congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds....
19:24, 07/14/2019

Trump renews racist criticism of Democratic congresswomen In the face of widespread criticism, US President Donald Trump has defended his racist attacks against four Democratic congresswomen. One of the president's targets said he was "spewing fascist ideolo...
05:00, 07/20/2019

Donald Trump says tweets about congresswomen were 'not at all' racist – video Donald Trump has said that his tweets on Sunday were 'not at all' racist after he was questioned by the media as he walked up the podium at his Made in America showcase speech. On Sunday, the US presi...
17:48, 07/16/2019

Trump: Minority Democratic congresswomen should 'apologize to America' President Donald Trump has renewed his attacks on four Democratic congresswomen, demanding an apology "for the horrible (hateful) things they have said." He said the four minority women aren't "capabl...
07:24, 07/22/2019

Congresswomen press Nike about its treatment of pregnant athletes Members of Congress are asking Nike executives for details on the company’s treatment of female athletes following reports that company stopped paying some athletes while they were pregnant....
19:48, 05/21/2019

Trump tells Democratic congresswomen to 'go back' to 'fix' countries they came from U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday told a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen to "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," a comme...
20:36, 07/14/2019

'Do not take the bait': congresswomen denounce Trump’s racist attack Four Democratic women targeted by Trump accuse him of following an ‘agenda of white nationalists’ at a press conferenceFour Democratic congresswomen of color targeted by Donald Trump’s racist attacks ...
06:12, 07/16/2019

If You Aren't Happy In US, "Leave": Trump On Democratic Congresswomen President Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on four progressive Democratic congresswomen on Monday, saying if they're not happy in the United States "they can leave."...
20:24, 07/15/2019

Trump Tells Freshman Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to the Countries They Came From The president’s attack, which Democrats slammed as a racist trope, was meant for four progressive freshmen who have clashed with Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Only one was born outside the United States....
18:00, 07/14/2019

‘Why Don’t They Go Back’: President Trump Tweets at Congresswomen of Color (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Sunday assailed a group of Democratic congresswomen of color as foreign-born troublemakers who should go back to the “broken and crime infested pla...
18:12, 07/14/2019

House condemns Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for racially charged attacks against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming Trump...
03:12, 07/17/2019

Republicans slow to condemn Trump's attacks on congresswomen President Donald Trump’s party is struggling to respond to his demand that liberal freshman congresswomen “go back” where they came from, with pushback from Republicans finally starting to trickle in ...
20:24, 07/15/2019

'Apologize to America,' Trump tells Democratic congresswomen U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday stepped up his attacks on four Democratic congresswomen who have criticized his policies, calling on them to apologize as he himself faced charges of racism....
04:24, 07/22/2019

Trump's Congresswomen Tweets "Completely Unacceptable": UK's Theresa May Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday condemned US President Donald Trump's tweets telling progressive Democrat congresswomen to "go back" where they came from as "completely......
17:36, 07/15/2019

Unbowed, Trump intensifies attacks on four Democratic congresswomen President Donald Trump intensified his vilification of four liberal lawmakers as un-American at a raucous rally on Wednesday, underscoring that the attacks will be a key part of his strategy for winni...
03:24, 07/18/2019

Trump's attacks on congresswomen could boost Biden campaign As U.S. President Donald Trump intensifies his efforts to brand four progressive congresswomen as the new face of the Democratic Party, its presidential front-runner, Joe Biden, has been quietly remin...
12:36, 07/19/2019

Trump tells Democratic congresswomen of color to leave US The US president told Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to where they came from. Three of the women he targeted were born and raised in the United States....
14:12, 07/15/2019

| WATCH: Trump under fire after 'racist' attack on congresswomen US President Donald Trump took aim at progressive Democratic congresswomen Sunday, telling them to "go back" where they came from in remarks that sparked yet another firestorm of protest over his view...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Trump says progressive congresswomen should ‘go back’ and fix the places they ‘originally came from’ President Donald Trump on Sunday said progressive congresswomen should “go back” and try to fix the “crime infested places” they “originally came from” before telli...
04:12, 07/15/2019

New Zealand PM 'Utterly' Disagrees With Trump's Tweets On Congresswomen New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday joined international condemnation of US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets about progressive Democrat congresswomen....
15:00, 07/16/2019

Trump’s tweets against liberal congresswomen called racist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is shrugging off sharp criticism for tweets branded as racist in which he says four outspoken liberal congresswomen of color should go back to their “bro...
18:24, 07/15/2019

Democratic congresswomen of color blast Trump over 'racist' remarks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other Democratic congresswomen said Donald Trump's "blatantly racist" attack against them was a distraction from his failed policies. Trump said "many people" agreed...
04:12, 07/16/2019

Republicans silent as Trump renews racist attack on congresswomen Weekend tweets had urged them to ‘go back’ homePresident targets Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib, Pressley and OmarIn the face of international condemnation – but very little comment from his own party – Donald ...
14:48, 07/15/2019

Trump Accuses 4 Democratic Congresswomen of Spewing ‘Racist Hatred’ The president demanded that the representatives apologize to him and “the people of Israel” after he used a racist trope in urging the four Americans to “go back” to their countries....
15:12, 07/15/2019

Trump presses attack on Democratic 'squad' congresswomen, wants apology U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his attacks against four first-year Democratic congresswomen on Monday after earlier telling them to "go back" to the "places from which they came" in a series of...
16:48, 07/15/2019

Freshmen congresswomen denounce Trump's attacks as a 'distraction': 'We will not be silenced' Reps. Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib said Trump challenged them personally because he was not able to defeat them on the policy level....
04:48, 07/16/2019

Trump accuses Democratic congresswomen of hating America, says they can leave U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday defended his attacks against four Democratic congresswomen, saying he was not concerned if people thought his tweets toward them were racist and accused the U.S. ...
19:36, 07/15/2019

UK PM candidates Hunt and Johnson say Trump comments about U.S. congresswomen unacceptable Both candidates vying to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister said they agreed with her that the language used by U.S. President Donald Trump about a group of mostly American-born Democrati...
23:36, 07/15/2019

‘Many People Agree With Me.’ Trump Defends Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (WASHINGTON) — Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their “broken ...
22:24, 07/15/2019

Congresswomen describe Trump's tweets as 'blatantly racist' distraction Four congresswomen President Donald Trump targeted in a series of tweets over the weekend described his comments as a "blatantly racist" distraction Monday....
01:48, 07/16/2019

Angela Merkel stands in 'solidarity' with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's strength" and that she stands in "solidarity" with...
16:36, 07/19/2019

Trump targets four freshman congresswomen, Pelosi in Twitter storm President Trump squared off with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four of her progressive freshman members on Twitter Sunday, and told them to go back to their countries of origin to fix the corruption ...
21:24, 07/14/2019

Merkel feels solidarity with minority congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Merkel on Friday distanced herself from U.S. President Donald Trump's comment that four minority Democratic congresswomen should "go back" to where they came from....
13:36, 07/19/2019

Trump Goes Full Racist and Tells Congresswomen to Go Back to Their Own Countries What little subtlety remained in Donald Trump’s tendency to project his own racism, misogyny, and hate was obliterated this fine Sunday morning, and what’s left is the naked face of a monster occupyin...
22:12, 07/14/2019

House condemns Trump over 'racist comments' tweeted at congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for "racist comments" against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic measure aimed at shaming Trump and...
03:12, 07/17/2019

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his 'racist' attacks on four congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen, while Trump doubled down, saying those who are unhappy with the Unit...
23:36, 07/15/2019

Trump demands apology from congresswomen targeted by racist slurs Donald Trump has continued his week-long attack on four Democratic congresswomen - demanding they apologise to the US and Israel "for the horrible things they have said"....
22:24, 07/21/2019

Trump faces House condemnation after his tweets on minority congresswomen President Donald Trump pressured fellow Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday to stand with him and vote against a symbolic measure condemning his racially charged attacks on fou...
21:12, 07/16/2019

Trump attacks liberal Democratic congresswomen, tells them to leave the U.S. The president concluded his barrage of tweets by suggesting that these congresswomen should go back to these countries, repair their governments and then "come back and show us how it is done."...
19:12, 07/14/2019

AOC unloads on Trump after he tells progressive congresswomen to 'go back' to home countries New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, fresh from a bitter public spat with top House Democrats, unloaded on President Trump Sunday afternoon after he suggested that unnamed progressive congresswomen...
21:24, 07/14/2019

Trump’s tweets attacking Democratic congresswomen don’t violate policy, Twitter says In an email to Global News Monday evening, a spokesperson for Twitter said Trump's tweets do not violate the policy, but did not offer further comment....
03:12, 07/16/2019

Trump escalates attacks on Democratic congresswomen at 'Made in America' event President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on four progressive Democratic congresswomen on Monday amid bipartisan furor over his comments that the lawmakers should "go back" to the "places from whic...
21:36, 07/15/2019

Republican National Committee echoes Trump’s attacks on Democratic congresswomen The RNC said in an email that “the squad of Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ayanna Pressley regularly use vile, hateful, anti-Israel, and anti-American rhetoric.”...
02:48, 07/17/2019

Congresswomen Targeted by Trump’s Racist Tweets: ‘This Is the Agenda of White Nationalists’ The four freshmen Congresswomen who President Donald Trump attacked on Twitter issued a scathing joint rebuke Monday, calling his remarks “hateful,” “the agenda of white nationalists...
05:36, 07/16/2019

"Agenda Of White Nationalists": Congresswomen Slam Trump's Racist Attack After being singled out by President Donald Trump with racist tweets - following days of scolding from their own party leaders - four Democratic congresswomen chose to stand together before the......
15:00, 07/16/2019

Republicans won’t fully rebuke Trump’s Twitter attack on Democratic congresswomen Republicans found themselves unwilling Monday to swiftly and unequivocally rebuke U.S. President Donald Trump's attack on progressive women of colour in Congress....
07:12, 07/16/2019

Hillary Clinton attacks Trump over tweet aimed at progressive congresswomen Hillary Clinton on Sunday took President Trump to task over a criticized tweet where he called on progressive congresswomen to go back to where they came from to help fix their “crime infested places ...
09:36, 07/15/2019

President Trump Continues Attacks on Democratic Congresswomen, Saying They Are Not ‘Capable’ of Loving the U.S. President Donald Trump drew fresh criticism on Sunday with an eighth day of attacks on the four progressive Democratic Congresswomen known as “The Squad,” whom he said he didn’t beli...
19:24, 07/21/2019

George Conway calls Trump a 'racist president' after his attacks on progressive congresswomen George Conway, husband of top White House aide Kellyanne Conway, called President Donald Trump "a racist president" after remarks the President made attacking progressive Democratic congresswomen of c...
02:00, 07/17/2019

'Racist tweets': House passes resolution condemning Trump's attack on congresswomen Nancy Pelosi’s sharp rebuke of the president’s remarks prompted a challenge from Republicans who claimed rule violationsThe House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a resolution condemning Donald Tr...
07:12, 07/17/2019

Democrats plan vote condemning 'xenophobic' Trump attacks on minority congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally censure President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said her party would...
19:36, 07/15/2019

Congresswomen Helping Fuel Rise Of Militant Hard Left, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump stepped up his vilification of four liberal lawmakers as un-American at a raucous rally on Wednesday, underscoring that the attacks will form a key part of his strategy for.....
12:24, 07/18/2019

Trump tells four liberal congresswomen to ‘go back’ to their countries, prompting Pelosi to defend them The president said the four women of color — three of whom were born in the United States — should “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came.”...
22:36, 07/14/2019

Factbox: More Republicans hit Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen after 'send her back' chant More Republican lawmakers complained on Thursday about U.S. President Donald Trump's inflammatory attacks on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women, after chants of "send her back" by Trump sup...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Trump slams progressive congresswomen at fiery 'MAGA' rally in North Carolina President Trump, at a fiery "Make America Great Again" campaign rally Wednesday night in Greenville, North Carolina, blasted four progressive congresswomen, Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Rashida Tlai...
06:48, 07/18/2019

Republican response muted as Democrats accuse Trump of 'racist' attacks on congresswomen Most of U.S. President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans were silent on Monday as he intensified Twitter attacks on four Democratic congresswomen, prompting other Democrats to accuse Trump of racist r...
19:12, 07/15/2019

| Congresswomen denounce Trump | Gas explosion: WATCH the top world news videos for today 'Do not take the bait': Congresswomen denounce Trump's attack | Gas explosion destroys house, kills utility worker; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
07:00, 07/16/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May Condemns President Trump’s Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May and the two men competing to succeed her condemned U.S. President Donald Trump’s berating of four female lawmakers of color but stopped short ...
23:48, 07/15/2019

Illinois Republican group removes Facebook post calling congresswomen the ‘Jihad Squad’ Republican County Chairman’s Association president condemned what he called an ‘unauthorized’ post and apologizedAn Illinois Republican group has apologized and removed from its Facebook page a post t...
16:00, 07/22/2019

Vote Against Palestinian NGO Not Against Their Cause: Foreign Ministry India's vote in the UN's ECOSOC against a Palestinian NGO should not in any way be construed as a vote against the Palestinian cause, the External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday....
22:36, 06/20/2019

DoT Said to Consult Home Ministry, PMO on Huawei in 5G Trials DoT will consult with the Home Ministry and the PMO before taking a final call on allowing Huawei to take part in the upcoming 5G spectrum-based field trials, an official source said....
16:36, 06/07/2019

Prominent Detroit priest removed from ministry Detroit’s Roman Catholic archdiocese removes a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it describes as a “credible allegation” that he had abused a child decades a...
10:48, 07/08/2019

Defence Ministry To Look Into Issue Of Tax On Disability Pension The issue of tax on disability pension for military personnel was today raised in the Lok Sabha by Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh saying his ministry will....
23:00, 06/27/2019

Madrasas Should Be Under Religious And Cultural Ministry: Sri Lanka PM Madrasas in Sri Lanka should be regulated by the Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs Ministry and not by the Education Ministry, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said, days after the......
12:24, 05/04/2019

Tourism Ministry To Soon Address Complaints On Twitter Tourists may soon be able to tweet their grievances to the authorities concerned for speedy redressal as the Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a dedicated social media-based platform on the lines...
22:24, 07/04/2019

1,000 Employees Sacked From Home Ministry In 5 Years More than 1,000 employees have been sacked by the Home Ministry in the last five years on the grounds of lack of integrity and ineffectiveness in public interest, union minister of state for Home,......
05:12, 07/18/2019

Jal Shakti Ministry Gets Rs 28,261 Crore Budget Allocation The Jal Shakti Ministry, which is executing the government's mission to provide clean and piped drinking water to every household in the country, has been earmarked Rs 28,261.59 crore in the budget......
21:00, 07/05/2019

Economy Appears To Have Slowed Down, Says Finance Ministry India's economy appears to have slowed down slightly in 2018-19, department of economic affairs under the Ministry of Finance said in a monthly economic report for March 2019....
16:00, 05/02/2019

PM Modi's Government Forms New Jal Shakti Ministry: What It Does The Jal Shakti Ministry will encompass issues ranging from international and inter-states water disputes, the Namami Gange project - which is a flagship initiative to clean the river, its tributaries....
18:12, 05/31/2019

Slowdown Review On Cards; Finance Ministry To Automakers The current downturn has hit the Indian automotive market hard and the Finance Ministry assures automotive manufacturers that it will look into the situation and find remedies....
08:48, 08/08/2019

| WATCH: Prominent Detroit priest removed from ministry Detroit's Roman Catholic archdiocese has removed a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it describes as a "credible allegation" that he had abused a child decades ago. WATCH NOW....
13:24, 07/08/2019

Home Ministry Cancels Registration Of Infosys Foundation The Home Ministry has cancelled the registration of Bengaluru-based NGO Infosys Foundation for alleged violation of norms in receiving foreign grants, officials said Monday....
12:12, 05/13/2019

India creates new ministry to tackle water crisis NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government has created a new ministry to grapple with a growing water crisis, with more than 60% of the country’s 1.3 billion people dependent on farming and good ...
11:36, 06/20/2019

No Official Communication From US On H-1B Visa Issue: Foreign Ministry The centre is engaged with the US Congress on H-1B work visas but has not heard anything official from Washington on capping such permits for Indians, the foreign ministry said on Thursday....
15:36, 06/20/2019

Women and Children Development Ministry's Budget Hiked By 17% A sum of Rs 29,000 crore has been set aside for the Women and Child Development Ministry for the next fiscal, a 17 per cent increase over the 2018-2019 financial year with the social services sector.....
15:36, 07/05/2019

UK finance ministry says Jayne-Anne Gadhia won't take up BoE post Britain's finance ministry said on Tuesday that Jayne-Anne Gadhia, recently appointed as an executive at U.S. online services provider Salesforce, will no longer take up her appointment on the Bank of...
11:36, 08/06/2019

Government Can Expel Any Foreigner Without Show Cause: Home Ministry The central government has "unrestricted right to expel" foreigners, even those who have valid visas, from the country without any show cause notice, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) told the Delhi....
18:24, 05/07/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop, Sent To Delhi, Fails To Report At Home Ministry Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar did not turn up at the Home Ministry in Delhi where he was supposed to reach by 10 am today, after the Election Commission relived him from his duty as......
13:12, 05/16/2019

Centre To Go Ahead With Disinvestment Of Air India: Aviation Ministry Continued support from the government has resulted in an improvement of the financial and operational performances of Air India and the Centre has decided to go ahead with the process of its......
19:24, 06/27/2019

Brazil reports atypical case of mad cow disease: ministry The Brazilian government reported on Friday a case of atypical mad cow disease in an animal in Mato Grosso state, according to a statement from the country's Agriculture Ministry....
00:00, 06/01/2019

Foreign Ministry Proposes Manufacture Of E-Passports On Priority External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Monday said his ministry has proposed manufacture of e-passports on priority so that the travel document with advanced security features can be rolled out in the...
16:00, 06/24/2019

"Ministry Of...": Mallikarjun Kharge's Son On Amit Shah's New Role Launching an attack on Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Karnataka Minister Priyank Kharge on Saturday suggested renaming the Ministry of Home Affairs as "Ministry of Providing Clean Chits"....
12:00, 06/01/2019

Czech finance ministry plans 7 pct rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalising a plan to tax global internet giants and will submit a proposal by the end of May for a 7 percent rate....
15:00, 04/30/2019

First parts of Russian S-400 system delivered to Turkey: ministry The first parts of a Russian S-400 missile defense system were delivered to NATO member Turkey on Friday, the Turkish defense ministry said, a development set to escalate tensions with the United Stat...
10:36, 07/12/2019

Finance Secretary Resigns After Being Shifted To Power Ministry A day after he was shifted from the high profile Ministry of Finance to the Power Ministry, senior bureaucrat Subhash Chandra Garg on Thursday applied for voluntary retirement from service, sources......
13:36, 07/25/2019

Turkey seeks 249 suspects over cheating at ministry exam Authorities in Turkey have issued detention warrants for 249 people as part of an investigation into alleged cheating during exams to recruit staff to the country's foreign ministry between 2010 and 2...
15:12, 05/20/2019

Germany liaising with EU on U.S. car tariffs, won't speculate on U.S. timing: ministry Germany is liaising closely with the European Union on a U.S. threat to impose higher car tariffs, the Economy Ministry said on Monday, adding that the German government would not speculate about the ...
11:36, 05/13/2019

Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with U.S.: foreign ministry Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with the United States, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Tuesday, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump said a deal with Tehran on its nuclear program was p...
18:00, 05/28/2019

After BJP Snub Over Ministry Berths, Nitish Kumar Gets An Invite Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's rift with the BJP over cabinet berths has been interpreted as an opportunity by Lalu Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal. The party, which failed to open account in the......
23:48, 06/03/2019

Law Ministry Will Not Only Be A 'Post Office': Ravi Shankar Prasad Union Ravi Shankar Prasad, who took charge of the Law Ministry on Monday, said he and his ministry will not be merely a "post office" but a stakeholder in the judicial system, including in the......
18:36, 06/03/2019

"A Lot To Hide": CPI-M Criticises Finance Ministry On Media Restrictions The CPI(M) has criticised the Finance Ministry's alleged restriction on the entry of journalists into its premises, saying the government has a "lot to hide"....
15:24, 07/10/2019

Extent Of GDP Overestimation In All Likelihood Marginal: Finance Ministry Amid concerns raised over growth numbers in the wake of an NSSO report, the finance ministry on Friday said the extent of overestimation of GDP "in all likelihood is marginal" as the proportion of......
18:36, 05/10/2019

Iran is ready for any threat to territory, says foreign ministry Iran showed no sign of backing down Saturday in the standoff with the United States over the downing of a drone, insisting that it was ready to counter any threats or aggression against its territory....
12:48, 06/22/2019

A Month After Snub, Navjot Sidhu Yet To Take Charge Of New Ministry Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has not taken charge of his new ministry, a month after being stripped of a key portfolio following a public fallout with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh....
20:24, 07/03/2019

Iraq’s oil ministry says it has no connection to oil tanker seized by Iran Iraq's oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf for smuggling fuel, Iraqi News Agency reported....
05:36, 08/05/2019

Iraqi oil ministry says has no ties to oil tanker seized by Iran Iraq's oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf for smuggling fuel, Iraqi News Agency reported....
00:24, 08/05/2019

Telecom Ministry to Start Identifying New Spectrum Bands for 5G Department of Telecom will start identifying and making available new spectrum bands for access and backhaul segments for timely deployment and growth of 5G networks....
10:24, 05/27/2019

"Conveyed Expectation For Non-Discriminatory H-1B Visa": Foreign Ministry India has conveyed its expectation to the US administration for a non-discriminatory and predictable H-1B visa programme, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday....
15:24, 07/10/2019

Indians Got 67-72% Of Total US H1-B Visas In 5 Years: Foreign Ministry Indian nationals have received between 67 and 72 per cent of the total H-1B visas issued by the US in last five years, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday....
05:12, 07/18/2019

German economy ministry expects law on coal exit by end of year The German Economy Ministry said on Thursday it expected a law on the country's coal exit to be decided by the end of the year, adding talks with utility RWE - which wants billions of euros in compens...
09:00, 07/04/2019

"A Grave Threat": Ban On LTTE Extended For 5 Years, Says Home Ministry The central government has extended the ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) for five years with immediate effect, a notification issued by the Union Home ministry said today....
10:36, 05/14/2019

Thousands of Sudanese march toward defense ministry in Khartoum: witness Thousands of Sudanese protesters marched toward the defense ministry in Khartoum on Sunday, demanding that the ruling military hand over power to civilians, as security forces fired shots in the air, ...
16:48, 06/30/2019

Turkish drones start operating in northern Syria: ministry Turkish drones have started operating in northern Syria where Washington and Ankara have agreed to create a safe zone, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday....
16:12, 08/14/2019

Turkey, US To Set Up "Joint Operation Centre" For North Syria: Ministry Turkey and the United States have agreed to establish a joint operation centre to manage the tensions between Kurdish and Turkish forces in northern Syria, Ankara said Wednesday....
20:24, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazilian ministry preparing changes to low-income housing program The Brazilian government is preparing changes to the country's low-income housing program by July that may reduce subsidies, the Economy Ministry said on Wednesday....
19:24, 05/15/2019

After Ministry Snub, Navjot Sidhu Left Out Of 8 Advisory Groups Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been left out of eight consultative groups formed by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to expedite implementation of the state government's schemes....
02:12, 06/09/2019

China opposes unilateral U.S. sanctions on Iran, commerce ministry says China opposes unilateral U.S. sanctions against Iran, and curbs on its oil will only worsen volatility in global energy markets, the commerce ministry said on Thursday....
12:00, 05/09/2019

PM Modi To Host Xi Jinping For An Informal Summit: Foreign Ministry Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host Chinese President Xi Jinping later this year for an informal summit, an Indian foreign ministry spokesman said in a statement on Wednesday....
09:00, 05/29/2019

German Defense Ministry admits huge spending on consultants External consultancy cost Germany’s Defense Ministry almost as much as all 13 other ministries put together in recent months. The opposition Left party says advisers treat the military as an "El Dorad...
13:12, 08/08/2019

Death toll from violence in Sudan rises to 61: health ministry The official death toll in Sudan from violence that erupted on Monday has risen to 61, the director general of the Health Ministry said on Thursday, up from a previous toll of 46....
13:12, 06/06/2019

Government Raises Budget Allocation To Agriculture Ministry By 78% In FY20 Union Budget: Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN), launched just before the general elections, aims to give Rs 6,000 annually in three equal installments to 12.6 crore small and marginal......
14:12, 07/05/2019

Russian Defense Ministry says 14 sailors killed in submarine fire A fire on one of the Russian navy's deep-sea submersibles killed 14 sailors, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday without giving the cause of the blaze or saying if there were survivors....
20:12, 07/02/2019

Fitch downgrades are 'doubly penalizing' Mexico - finance ministry The Mexican finance ministry on Thursday criticized Fitch's move to downgrade the creditworthiness of Mexico as well as that of state oil firm Pemex, saying the rating agency had "doubly penalized" th...
01:24, 06/07/2019

Fourteen Russian sailors killed in submarine fire: ministry Fourteen Russian sailors were killed when a fire broke out while their deep-water research submarine was carrying out a survey of the sea floor near the Arctic, the Russian defense ministry said on Tu...
23:24, 07/02/2019

BCCI CEO To Meet Sports Ministry Officials For Clearance Of Tours South Africa A and women's teams' tours to India have hit a roadblock as the BCCI is yet to get the mandatory clearance letter from the sports ministry required for visiting sides....
06:00, 08/09/2019

Unification Ministry: 2 rescued North Korean fishermen say they want to defect Two of the four North Korean fishermen rescued from the East Sea last week expressed a desire to defect to South Korea, while the two others were sent back to the North according to their wishes, the ...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Jet Airways' Employees Hold Protest Outside Civil Aviation Ministry Employees of cash-strapped Jet Airways protested outside the Civil Aviation Ministry today demanding revival of the airline and payment of their pending salaries....
12:36, 05/21/2019

Finance Ministry In ''Quarantine'' From Monday As Budget-Making Begins As the Narendra Modi-led government gets down to prepare its first Budget, North Block, which houses the Finance Ministry, will be in ''quarantine'' from Monday until the presentation of the Budget on...
16:00, 06/04/2019

China flood death toll hits 61, 350,000 evacuated: ministry As many as 61 people have been killed and 356,000 evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and central China this week, Chinese rescue authorities said...
03:48, 06/14/2019

Zarif sanctioned by U.S. due to his negotiating skills: Iran foreign ministry The United States has sanctioned Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif because they fear his negotiating skills, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said in a tweet early on Thursd...
04:36, 08/01/2019

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda: health ministry official A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of the deadly Ebola virus in the latest outbreak of the disease, a health ministry official said on Thursday....
10:00, 06/13/2019

Health Ministry Forms Panel To Consider Central Law For Doctors' Security The Union Health Ministry has formed a 10-member committee to examine the "pros and cons" of bringing a central legislation against assault on doctors on duty and violence in clinical establishments....
15:24, 07/10/2019

Two Turkish soldiers killed in attack by Kurdish militants: ministry Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants launched an attack on a Turkish military vehicle in southeast Turkey on Tuesday, killing two soldiers and wounding another, the country's defense ministry said....
12:48, 07/09/2019

Sudan's foreign ministry summons British ambassador: agency Sudan's foreign ministry summoned on Wednesday the British ambassador in Khartoum to protest his remarks on political developments in the country, Sudan's state news agency (SUNA) reported....
23:00, 06/12/2019

With Home Ministry, Amit Shah Is Formally PM Modi's No. 2 In Government BJP chief Amit Shah, for years the closest confidant and chief strategist of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will be the Home Minister in the new BJP-led government at the centre. The appointment makes....
11:24, 05/31/2019

Turkish soldier killed by YPG in northern Syria: defense ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and another wounded in the mainly Kurdish-controlled northern Syrian region of Tel Rifaat on Saturday, during an attack by the Kurdish YPG militia, the defense ministry ...
15:24, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Czech finance ministry plans 7 pct rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalising a plan to tax global internet giants and would submit a proposal by the end of May for a 7 percent rate....
16:24, 04/30/2019

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing deaths of children due to encephalitis in......
20:12, 06/17/2019

Huge crowds join sit-in outside Sudan's defense ministry: witness Hundreds of thousands of protesters joined a sit-in outside Sudan's defense ministry on Thursday to press the ruling military council to hand over to a civilian government....
18:48, 05/02/2019

Czech finance ministry plans 7 percent rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalizing a plan to tax global internet giants and would submit a proposal by the end of May for a 7 percent rate....
15:36, 04/30/2019

Iran executes ex-defense ministry official on charges of spying for US Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency....
17:48, 06/22/2019

Iran state TV: Ex-Defense Ministry staffer hanged for spying TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV says authorities have executed a former staff member of the Defense Ministry who was convicted of spying for the CIA. The Saturday report says Jalal Hajizavar...
21:24, 06/22/2019

"Will Create Jal Shakti Ministry To Fight Water Scarcity": PM Modi PM Modi said in Rajathan that, his government has decided to constitute a dedicated ministry called "Jal Shakti Ministry" to fight water scarcity. It will happen for the first time in India, he said....
15:48, 05/03/2019

China's agri ministry emphasizes need to ensure stable hog market China's agriculture ministry said on Tuesday that it would work to ensure the country's pork supplies and to keep the hog market stable despite the spread of the African swine fever virus....
16:48, 07/23/2019

Iran reassures Iraq over freedom of maritime navigation: ministry Iran has reassured Iraq that there will be freedom of international maritime navigation in the Strait of Hormuz, Iraq's oil ministry said on Tuesday....
16:36, 07/23/2019

"Fake": Foreign Ministry On Report Saying India Ready For Talks With Pak India on Thursday dismissed as "fake news" a Pakistani media report claiming New Delhi is ready for talks with Islamabad, saying there is no change in its position that Pakistan must first take......
22:36, 06/20/2019

Personnel Ministry Sends Notice To States, Asks For More Bureaucrats Citing "insignificant number" of officers willing to work at the Centre, the personnel ministry has asked all states to ensure that required number of bureaucrats are nominated for central deputation....
12:12, 07/09/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman To Meet Agriculture Ministry Officials On Tuesday Under the scheme, interest subvention is provided to NABARD, regional rural banks, cooperative banks, public sector banks and scheduled private sector banks for providing short-term credit to farmers....
13:36, 06/11/2019

Ministry Of Road Transport & Highways Tells States To Incentivise EVs The government of India is strongly pushing for electric vehicle adoption in the country and the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has now issued an advisory for incentivising EV adoption to all.....
07:24, 07/18/2019

Income Tax For Super Rich Still Lower Than In US, China: Finance Ministry Justifying the raising of tax incidence on super-rich, the finance ministry said the highest tax rate in India was still lower than many countries, including the US and China, and it was a worldwide.....
00:24, 07/08/2019

Punjab Minister Urges Navjot Sidhu To Take Charge Of New Ministry Punjab cabinet minister Brahm Mohindra Saturday appealed to his ministerial colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu to assume charge of the power ministry, amid ongoing stalemate between Chief Minister Amarinder...
19:36, 07/06/2019

Union Budget: Over Rs 17,800 Crore Allocated To External Affairs Ministry Over Rs 17,800 crore has been earmarked for the Ministry of External Affairs in the 2019-20 Budget, an increase of more than Rs 2,800 crore over the previous fiscal, with a massive jump in aid......
21:00, 07/05/2019

Car involved in Cairo blast contained explosives: interior ministry A car involved in an explosion in central Cairo that killed 20 people contained explosives and was to be used in a terrorist operation, the Egyptian interior ministry said on Monday....
17:36, 08/05/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Rajeev Kumar, Sent To Delhi, Reports To Home Ministry Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar reported for duty at the Home Ministry in Delhi today after the Election Commission relieved him as the additional director general of the Criminal......
15:00, 05/16/2019

No Biscuits, Cookies, Only "Healthy" Snacks For Meets: Health Ministry With the aim to move towards "healthy eating", the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has decided to serve food like dates, roasted chana, almond and walnuts instead of cookies and biscuits....
05:48, 06/29/2019

China to retaliate if U.S. raises tariffs as planned: commerce ministry China's commerce ministry said on Wednesday it would take retaliatory measures if Washington went ahead with a plan to raise tariffs on Chinese imports on Friday....
22:36, 05/08/2019

Italy's ruling parties take aim at economy ministry over mini-BOTs Italy's coalition parties have pushed back against criticism of proposals to issue special government bonds to help pay state debts, highlighting growing tensions within the heart of the cabinet....
21:12, 06/09/2019

Ex-Diplomat S Jaishankar, Expert On China, Takes Over Foreign Ministry The country's new foreign minister was welcomed to his post by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who was MoS in the External Affairs Ministry, and MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar...
15:36, 05/31/2019

Home Ministry Lays Down Modalities For Foreigners Tribunals In Assam The Home Ministry Tuesday said it has laid down the modalities for foreigners' tribunals in Assam for deciding appeals made by people not satisfied with the outcome of claims and objections filed......
19:48, 06/11/2019

Mexico's Finance Ministry says blocks bank accounts of steelmaker Mexico's Finance Ministry said on Monday it blocked the bank accounts of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico and a former top executive of state oil firm Pemex for allegedly carrying out financial opera...
04:12, 05/28/2019

Smog spikes in North China in first four months of 2019: ministry Air pollution in major regions of northern China increased during the first four months of 2019, the environment ministry said on Friday, raising fears that regions have eased curbs on industry to hal...
08:00, 05/17/2019

19 Dead, 30 Injured In Car Explosion In Cairo: Egypt Health Ministry Nineteen people died and 30 were injured in an explosion resulting from a car crash in central Cairo, Egypt's health ministry said early this morning.There was no official statement indicating that......
10:24, 08/05/2019

Foreign Ministry Briefed UN's Permanent Members On Kashmir Move: Sources The foreign ministry today briefed the UN Security Council's five permanent members and the foreign media on the government's momentous move on Jammu and Kashmir - ending the state's special status......
05:36, 08/06/2019

PMO Asks Finance Ministry For Relook At Sovereign Bond Plan: Report The idea has been criticised by former heads of the Reserve Bank of India, economists and allies of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party alike, as they argued it could create long-term economic risks by....
08:00, 07/26/2019

Control of armyworm crucial for China's grain output targets-ministry China's agriculture ministry said on Friday that prevention and control of armyworm was crucial for hitting the country's annual grain output targets as well as for economic and social stability....
13:48, 05/24/2019

Time To Move On: Foreign Ministry On Donald Trump's Kashmir Remarks Preferring to look at the larger picture of Indo-US ties and ignore President Donald Trump's recent remarks on Kashmir, India said on Thursday that it has made its position known on the issue and the....
20:36, 07/25/2019

Too early to discuss German involvement in Hormuz naval mission: ministry Germany is talking to Britain and France about the idea of a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz but it is too early to discuss how Berlin might take part, ...
12:24, 07/24/2019

Editors Guild Statement On Finance Ministry Blocking Access for Reporters The Editors Guild Of India today issued a statement on restriction of access to the journalists by the finance ministry in North Block of the Central Secretariat in Delhi....
17:36, 07/10/2019

Vatican lifts immunity of Paris envoy: French foreign ministry The Vatican has lifted the diplomatic immunity of its envoy in France, the French foreign ministry said on Monday, opening the way for Archbishop Luigi Ventura to be questioned by prosecutors over acc...
22:24, 07/08/2019

AYUSH Ministry Considering Proposal To Give Yoga Asanas Status Of Sports The Ministry of AYUSH is working on a proposal to give ''yoga asana'' the status of sports to promote it and pave the way for its possible inclusion in Olympic games....
18:24, 07/24/2019

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to withdraw its "unwarranted restrictions" on......
08:36, 07/12/2019

Saudi crown prince discusses regional developments with Pompeo: ministry Saudi Arabia's crown prince discussed regional developments, including efforts to strengthen security and stability, in a phone call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the Saudi Media Ministry ...
02:48, 05/19/2019

Russia to skip international talks on Venezuela in Lima: Foreign Ministry Russia will not be participating in international talks on the political crisis in Venezuela due to be held in Peru next month, its Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday....
23:48, 07/30/2019

Himalayan States Demand Green Bonus, Separate Ministry At Conclave The Himalayan states today came together at a conclave in Mussoorie to demand a separate Union ministry to deal with problems endemic to them and a green bonus in recognition of their contribution to....
00:12, 07/29/2019

Egypt condemns attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman: foreign ministry Egypt condemned on Thursday any acts that undermine the safety of waterways in the Gulf region, the foreign ministry said, after two oil tankers were attacked and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman....
02:48, 06/14/2019

China notes Trump comment on Hong Kong: foreign ministry China has noted U.S. President Trump's comment that Beijing needs to resolve the crisis in Hong Kong on its own, the foreign ministry said in a statement on Thursday....
15:24, 08/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Clean oil loading at Ust-Luga port - Russian energy ministry Russia's energy ministry said on Friday that tankers were being loaded with clean oil at the Baltic port of Ust-Luga after oil imports via its Druzhba pipeline were halted due to contamination....
19:36, 05/10/2019

Nitin Gadkari Takes Charge Of Ministry Of Road Transport And Highways Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday took charge of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, his portfolio in the 2014 cabinet....
09:24, 06/04/2019

Amit Shah Gets Home Ministry, Rajnath Singh Will Be Defence Minister Prime Minister Narendra Modi took oath for a second term in the presence of 8,000 guests including world leaders, dignitaries, politicians, celebrities and industrialists on Thursday, exactly a week.....
09:36, 05/31/2019

Finance Ministry Begins Preparing For Full Budget Presentation In July The Union Finance Ministry has started preparations for the presentation of the full Budget 2019-20 by a new government in July, even as the country is in the midst of the ongoing seven-phased general...
21:48, 05/09/2019

French Foreign Ministry confirms two tourists and guide missing in Benin The French Foreign Affairs ministry confirmed on Friday that two tourists and their guide have been missing since Wednesday in a national park in Benin....
19:36, 05/03/2019

Congolese Health Ministry confirms more than 1,000 people have now died from Ebola since August KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congolese Health Ministry confirms more than 1,000 people have now died from Ebola since August....
20:48, 05/03/2019

Smriti Irani's Meet With Predecessor Maneka Gandhi Before Ministry Switch Newly-appointed Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani met her predecessor Maneka Gandhi on Saturday to discuss important issues in the ministry and the way forward in tackling them....
22:00, 06/01/2019

Norway wealth fund to map phasing out of oil companies from investments: finance ministry Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, must assess how the planned phase out of oil and gas exploration and production companies from its investments will be conducted, the f...
18:48, 06/29/2019

China Scraps List Of Recommended Auto Battery Suppliers: Ministry China, the world's largest new energy vehicle (NEV) market, has seen increased investment from South Korean battery makers LG Chem Ltd and Samsung SDI Co Ltd amid expectations for a gradual change in....
14:12, 06/24/2019

Defense ministry calls on North Korea to halt raising tensions South Korea's defense ministry called on North Korea Tuesday to stop escalating military tensions on the Korean peninsula, expressing concern over Pyongyang's firing of multiple projectiles into the E...
08:36, 05/07/2019

China's top coal province defies Beijing, allows new coke projects: ministry China's top coal and coke producing region Shanxi has relaxed environmental policies regarding its coking industry despite repeated orders from Beijing to curb production from coke plants, the Ministr...
22:24, 05/06/2019

China foreign ministry says Hong Kong affairs an internal matter China's foreign ministry said on Saturday Hong Kong matters were a Chinese internal affair and no country, organization or individual has a right to interfere....
13:48, 06/15/2019

Italy's industry ministry open to any discussions on Alitalia, including with Atlantia Italy's industry ministry is open to discussions with any investor interested in the rescue of troubled carrier Alitalia, including infrastructure group Atlantia, two sources with knowledge of the mat...
23:36, 06/14/2019

New U.S. sanctions show offer of talks with Iran not genuine: Foreign Ministry Additional sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States show that Washington's offer of talks is not genuine, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Saturday....
13:00, 06/08/2019

Trinamool Says Will Boycott Centre-Convened Meets, Involves Home Ministry TMC member Saugata Roy Friday said the West Bengal government will continue to boycott meetings called by the centre till the Union Home Ministry stops sending advisory to the state under Article 355....
03:36, 06/22/2019

Steel Ministry Seeks Higher Duties To Deter Chinese Imports The steel ministry has proposed the higher duties as part of its recommendations to the finance ministry for the upcoming 2019-20 budget that is due out on July 5....
18:24, 06/21/2019

Russia starts mixing dirty oil with clean at Ust-Luga - ministry official Russia has started diluting clean crude with contaminated oil at the Baltic Sea port of Ust-Luga where the organic chloride content is not expected to exceed 4 parts per million (ppm), TASS cited an e...
13:12, 07/18/2019

27 Fugitives Brought Back To India From Abroad In 3 Years: Home Ministry As many as 27 fugitives - wanted in various cases involving terrorism, financial crimes and other grave offences have been brought into India from other countries through deportation or extradition in...
12:00, 07/18/2019

Fourteen Russian Sailors Killed In Submarine Fire: Defence Ministry Fourteen Russian sailors were killed when a fire broke out while their deep-water research submarine was carrying out a survey of the sea floor near the Arctic, the Russian defence ministry said on......
00:00, 07/03/2019

Tainted alcohol kills 19 in Costa Rica, ministry says, urging caution Nineteen people have died from consuming alcohol tainted with toxic levels of methanol in Costa Rica, where the Ministry of Health issued a national alert....
18:12, 07/21/2019

China to clean polluted water from chemical plant blast by end-May: ministry All contaminated water from a deadly explosion at the Xiangshui chemical plant in eastern China last month should be cleaned up by the end of May, the environment ministry said on Monday....
08:48, 04/29/2019

Day After Bengal Violence, Home Ministry Asks Mamata Banerjee For Action The centre has expressed deep concern over the continuing violence in Bengal even after the national elections and issued an advisory to Mamata Banerjee's government, sources said. The state BJP had.....
16:48, 06/09/2019

Trump claims racist tweets at congresswomen were 'not racist' – live Trump tweets: ‘I don’t have a racist bone in my body’House to vote later on resolution that condemns TrumpSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.32pm BST It’s rather a violent busines...
17:48, 07/16/2019

Centre Creates Jal Shakti Ministry, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Takes Charge A new Jal Shakti Ministry, in which the erstwhile ministries of Water Resources and Drinking Water and Sanitation will be merged, has been formed with BJP leader Gajendra Singh Shekhawat at its helm....
15:36, 05/31/2019

Navjot Singh Sidhu Meets Rahul Gandhi Days After Ministry Snub Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has been at war with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and was moved to what is seen as a less weighty portfolio last week, met with party President Rahul Gandhi.....
10:24, 06/10/2019

Attacks on Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib kills soldier: ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three others were wounded on Thursday when their observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked by shelling and mortar fire, the Turkish Defense Ministry said...
01:12, 06/28/2019

China agriculture ministry says no proof natural compound prevents swine fever China's ministry of agriculture said on Thursday a company which claimed a natural compound was effective in preventing African swine fever did not have government approval to research the virus and i...
18:36, 06/13/2019

Japan finance ministry says to halt Citi's JGB primary dealing licence for 1 month Japanese Ministry of Finance will suspend Citigroup's primary dealing licence for Japanese government bonds (JGB) for one month starting on June 13, it said on Tuesday....
12:00, 06/11/2019

Brazil's farm ministry confirms temporary suspension of beef exports to China Brazil's agriculture ministry confirmed on Monday it has temporarily halted Brazilian beef exports to China after a case of atypical mad cow disease....
23:36, 06/03/2019

Brazil judge blocks transfer of indigenous land decisions to farm ministry Brazilian Supreme Court Judge Luis Roberto Barroso on Monday issued an injunction suspending President Jair Bolsonaro's move to transfer powers over indigenous land claims to the Agriculture Ministry....
02:36, 06/25/2019

Attacks on Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib kill soldier: ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three others were wounded on Thursday when their observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked by shelling and mortar fire, the Turkish Defense Ministry said...
07:24, 06/28/2019

Bahrain foreign ministry strongly condemns Iran's seizure of British tanker Bahrain said on Saturday it "strongly condemned" Iran's seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, asking Iran to immediately release the vessel....
13:36, 07/20/2019

Brazil's space agency chief to leave job after deforestation dispute: science ministry The head of Brazil's space research agency INPE, Ricardo Galvao, is to leave his position following a public dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro over deforestation statistics, a spokesperson for the...
19:24, 08/02/2019

China ministry summons mayors of six cities for failing to meet smog targets China's environment ministry has summoned the mayors of six northern Chinese cities to a meeting in Beijing to account for their failures to meet winter targets to cut smog, it said in a notice on Thu...
13:24, 06/13/2019

Indonesia seals palm, timber concessions amid forest fires: ministry Indonesia has sealed parts of palm oil and timber concessions owned by 10 companies on Borneo island after a spate of forest fires, authorities said on Thursday, warning those involved in forest burni...
18:12, 08/15/2019

Halwa Ceremony Marks Printing Of Budget Papers, Finance Ministry Lockdown Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presided over a "Halwa Ceremony" at the ministry's office in New Delhi on Saturday. The tradition marks the beginning of the printing of documents for the union......
16:36, 06/22/2019

Labor ministry panel proposes historic minimum wage hike in Japan A Japanese government panel on Wednesday recommended the nation's largest minimum wage increase in nearly 20 years, which would push hourly earnings in major cities like Tokyo above 1,000 yen for the ...
22:36, 07/31/2019

Steel Ministry Seeks Higher Duties To Deter Chinese Imports: Report India's steel ministry has sought an immediate increase in import duties on finished steel products to 15% from a range of 7.5% to 12.5%, citing a threat from Chinese imports and excess global......
14:36, 06/21/2019

Saudi urges swift response to secure Gulf energy supplies: ministry Saudi Arabia said on Saturday there must be a quick response to the threat to energy supplies, market stability and consumer confidence, the energy ministry tweeted, two days after attacks on two tank...
17:36, 06/15/2019

Democratic congresswomen: Don't take Trump's Bait The message from the four Democratic congresswomen of color targeted by President Donald Trump's tweets: "Do not take the bait." (July 15)        ...
02:48, 07/16/2019

'You're better than that:' Geraldo Rivera hits back at Trump for telling progressive freshman congresswomen to 'go back' to 'broken and crime infested' countries Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera fired back at President Donald Trump on Sunday for a series of tweets he sent out earlier in the day. Trump on Sunday morning targe...
08:48, 07/15/2019

Qatari official announces success of intra-Afghan peace talks: foreign ministry A Qatari official has announced the "success" of Afghan peace talks held this week in Doha, the Qatari foreign ministry said in a statement dated Monday and published on Tuesday....
08:12, 07/09/2019

Second suicide bomber attacks police station in Tunisian capital, four wounded: Interior Ministry A second suicide bomber blew himself up near a police station in al-Qarjani district in the Tunisian capital, wounding four people, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday....
13:24, 06/27/2019

Defense Ministry: South Korea examining options to protect ships in Hormuz Strait South Korea is looking into "various options" to protect ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz, though no decision has been made on whether to contribute troops to the U.S.-led initiative, the de...
11:00, 07/29/2019

Turkish banks have not yet agreed model to move bad loans off balance sheets -finance ministry Turkish banks have not yet agreed on a model for a fund that will remove problem loans in the construction and energy sectors off banks' balance sheets, the Treasury and Finance Ministry told Reuters ...
18:36, 07/17/2019

Indonesia needs time to exhaust existing supplies before switch to low-sulphur fuel - transport ministry Indonesia needs more time to comply with global rules requiring low-sulphur marine fuels, its transport ministry said on Monday, citing abundant supply of higher-sulphur fuel....
04:12, 07/30/2019

Twin suicide bombings in Tunisian capital kill police officer, Interior Ministry says  Tunisia’s relative stability has been periodically threatened by political assassinations as well as deadly militant attacks claimed by the Islamic State....
20:12, 06/27/2019

Brazil economy ministry names Montezano head of development bank BNDES - statement The Brazilian Economy Ministry said on Monday it has named Gustavo Montezano as the new head of the country's development bank BNDES, replacing Joaquim Levy, who resigned on Sunday after he was public...
05:36, 06/18/2019

Donald Trump rally crowd chants 'send her back' as US president lashes out at Ilhan Omar in renewed attacks on Congresswomen Donald Trump has again stepped up his attacks against four liberal Congresswomen at a raucous rally that saw the crowd erupt into chants of: "Send her back!"...
10:00, 07/18/2019

South Korea holds off plan to drop Japan from 'white list': trade ministry officials South Korea on Thursday held off a plan to drop Japan from the so-called "white list" of countries with fast-track export status, two officials at South Korea's trade ministry said....
20:00, 08/08/2019

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says latest US sanctions on country’s leaders mean ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says latest US sanctions on country’s leaders mean ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy....
11:00, 06/25/2019

UK politicians send message of solidarity to Ilhan Omar and congresswomen over Trump's 'unashamed racism' Dozens of UK politicians including Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Mayor Sadiq Khan have backed a message of solidarity to Ilhan Omar and three other congresswomen targeted by Donald Trump....
16:48, 07/18/2019

Dominican Republic's health ministry calls mysterious deaths 'fake news' as official lashes out in interview Dominican Republic public health officials called reports of the rash of deaths of U.S. tourists at luxury resorts “fake news” aimed at undermining their tourism industry....
22:12, 06/19/2019

Donald Trump tells Democratic congresswomen 'if you're not happy leave' as he refuses to back down for 'go home' comments Donald Trump has refused to back down over his comments which suggested a group of Democratic congresswomen should "go home", ignoring the fact they are all American citizens and three were born in th...
22:24, 07/15/2019

No meeting planned between India, Pakistan PMs at regional summit: India foreign ministry There is no bilateral meeting planned between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan at a regional summit next week, India's foreign ministry spokesman Rajeev Kumar said on Thursday....
13:12, 06/06/2019

Security Ministry approves roll-out of tasers across security forces, police Officers will "be able to deal with situations" which do not require the use of force "without employing firearms," new Security Ministry decree declares....
18:00, 05/07/2019

China hopes to ensure U.S.-China meeting a success: foreign ministry China's foreign ministry said on Friday it hopes the United States will meet China halfway and ensure their meeting is a success, when asked about talks between the Chinese and U.S. presidents on the ...
10:24, 06/28/2019

Ashwini Choubey Takes Charge Of Health Ministry; Takes Metro Ride To Work Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tuesday took charge as the Minister of State for Health. He took the metro from his residence to reach Udyog Bhawan station from where he walked down to his office -- Nirman......
14:24, 06/04/2019

China's defense ministry says China-Russia joint air patrols did not enter territorial air space China's defense ministry said on Wednesday that China and Russia carried out joint air patrols on July 23 but did not enter territorial air space of any other country....
11:24, 07/24/2019

Iran committed to nuclear deal as long as other parties stay committed: Foreign Ministry spokesman Iran will stay committed to a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers at the same level that the other signatories stay committed, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday, ...
14:12, 07/15/2019

UK’s Ministry of Defense says Typhoon aircraft safely escorted civilian aircraft to London’s Stansted Airport LONDON (AP) — UK’s Ministry of Defense says Typhoon aircraft safely escorted civilian aircraft to London’s Stansted Airport....
14:24, 06/27/2019

"Not Me": On Ministry, Chirag Paswan Counters Father Ram Vilas Paswan Newly-elected Bihar lawmaker Chirag Paswan said on Tuesday that he would not be a minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government; his father Ram Vilas Paswan would continue to be in the......
18:12, 05/28/2019

Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Ex-prison officer sues Ministry of Justice for £350k over hostage ordeal 'that ended her career' A former prison officer who claims her career was ended by the trauma of being taken hostage by an "extremely violent" inmate is suing the Ministry of Justice for nearly £350,000....
16:48, 07/25/2019

What You Need to Know About Israel’s New Elections Just seven weeks after one nationwide vote, Israel is preparing for a second election. It's the first time in the country’s history that a newly elected government failed to form a coalition....
18:12, 05/30/2019

Salesforce to buy Israel's ClickSoftware for $1.35 bln U.S. cloud-based service provider Salesforce said it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Israeli software developer ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion in cash and shares....
10:48, 08/08/2019

The Law Israel Used to Initially Bar Omar and Tlaib Israel has used the 2017 law to deny entry to foreign supporters of a movement to boycott the country. But it later said Representative Rashida Tlaib could enter on humanitarian grounds....
13:36, 08/16/2019

| 5 key stages in Israel Folau's career Israel Folau's stunning fall from grace has overshadowed one of the world's great sporting careers, spanning Aussie Rules, rugby league and rugby union....
02:24, 05/18/2019

Israel's final vote count is in With vote counting completed, Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party has finished ahead in Israel's general election, with 36 seats. Contender Benny Gantz's Blue and White Party trailed by one seat, with 35...
19:12, 04/28/2019

AOC says Palestinians 'have no choice but to riot' against Israel Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez agreed that Israel is “criminal” in its treatment of Palestinians, whom she said have no other choice but to “riot” against the Jewish state....
14:12, 07/31/2019

How Israel Helped India Win The Air War During Kargil In 1997, two years prior to Kargil, India had signed a contract for the Israeli pods. Fifteen were to be procured for the Jaguar aircraft and five were meant for the Mirage 2000 squadrons....
16:00, 06/24/2019

Wildfires rage in Israel during heatwave Firefighters on Thursday battled wildfires that scorched swathes of forests in central Israel, forcing some small towns to be evacuated, during a heatwave that brought record temperatures to parts of ...
21:36, 05/23/2019

Israel stands still to remember the Holocaust Israel stood still as a two-minute siren across the country played in remembrance of the Holocaust.        ...
02:12, 05/03/2019

Israel is the first to respond to a cyberattack with immediate force It's no longer novel for militaries to respond to cyberattacks with physical force (the US used a drone strike in 2015), but now they're being treated with the same urgency as real-world bul...
05:36, 05/06/2019

Salesforce to buy Israel's ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion U.S. cloud-based service provider Salesforce agreed to buy U.S.-Israeli software developer ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion in cash and shares, in a bid to accelerate growth of its cloud-based product...
20:00, 08/08/2019

Israel Electric to buy about $700 mln in natgas from Leviathan Israel Electric Corp will buy about $700 million worth of natural gas until June 2021 from the Leviathan field in the Mediterranean, one of the partners in the field said on Wednesday....
14:48, 06/12/2019

Israel fintechs: From start-up to scale-up Israel has become one of the world’s most important fintech hubs, attracting millions in investment from some of the biggest global brands and venture capital funds. Can its start-up culture now evolv...
01:36, 08/13/2019

Israel Presses the Case Against Iran, but Not for War Israel has quietly played an instrumental role in the escalating tensions in the Middle East. But analysts say it wants to pressure Iran, not start a war....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Israel's Aidoc gets third FDA nod for AI tools for radiologists Israel’s Aidoc, which provides artificial intelligence tools for radiologists, said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared its product for triage of cervical spine fractures....
19:36, 06/11/2019

Danny McBride: High-flying 'Gemstones' are 'like a band of outlaws' atop a ministry empire Danny McBride and John Goodman team up for HBO's 'The Righteous Gemstones,' which follows a family of lost souls who head a giant church ministry.        ...
05:48, 08/16/2019

Israel’s Energy Dilemma: More Natural Gas Than It Can Use or Export After years of relying on imports, the country has discovered huge gas reserves offshore. But it cannot easily use or sell the fuel to other countries....
17:24, 07/05/2019

DePaul professor defends pro-Israel op-ed, says he 'will not be silenced' A DePaul University professor censured over an Op-ed he wrote defending Israel told Tucker Carlson Wednesday he “will not be silenced” despite protests from students and faculty....
07:12, 05/02/2019

Israel destroys last Hezbollah tunnel from Lebanon The Israeli military says it has finished sealing the last of a series of Hezbollah attack tunnels under the country's northern border with Lebanon, roughly six months after they were found....
20:00, 06/03/2019

Israel becomes latest hotbed for auto tech Since General Motors opened an Israeli r&d center in 2008, dozens of automakers and Tier 1 suppliers have followed to tap into the country's high-tech talent, with Ford Motor Co. planting its flag the...
08:24, 06/17/2019

Israel's 'do-over' election brings new threats to Netanyahu After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader's opponents now have a rare chance for a "do-over" in a snap vote in September....
20:00, 06/03/2019

U.S. Arranges Secret Talks Between Israel, U.A.E. Over Iran Israel and the United Arab Emirates held secret meetings arranged by the U.S. in recent months to share information and coordinate efforts to counter what they see as the increasing threat posed by Ir...
18:36, 08/15/2019

Rockets fired from Gaza at southern Israel Two rockets were fired from Gaza at southern Israel Thursday, a few hours after Israel carried out airstrikes against Hamas targets in the Palestinian territory....
16:12, 05/02/2019

Israel will consider U.S. Mideast plan, Palestinians to boycott Israel's prime minister said on Sunday he would give U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration, while the Palestinian president rejected the proposal....
23:00, 06/23/2019

Israel Election Do-Over Holds New Challenges for Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a tough re-election bid in September, the latest polls show, as he struggles to build a strong right-wing coalition that could be further challenged by ...
16:36, 07/05/2019

Israel says 2 soldiers wounded by gunfire from Gaza GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military says two soldiers have been wounded by gunshots from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. The army said Friday the soldiers were moderately and lightly wo...
20:48, 05/03/2019

US ambassador says Israel 'has the right to retain some' of the West Bank President Trump’s administration won’t “prejudge” an Israeli effort to annex settlements in the West Bank, according to the top U.S. envoy to Israel....
23:24, 06/08/2019

Egypt agrees to pay Israel $500 million to end gas dispute CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says it has struck a deal with the state-owned Israel Electric Corp to settle a fine for halting deliveries of natural gas. A statement from Egypt’s Petroleum Ministry said th...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Poland and Israel at odds over Holocaust restitution The Polish government is refusing to discuss what will come of assets seized from Jewish Holocaust victims. Now talks with an Israeli delegation have been called off at the last moment....
23:36, 05/13/2019

Israel’s ‘do-over’ election brings new threats to Netanyahu JERUSALEM (AP) — After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader’s opponents now have a rare chance for a “do-over” ...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Trump gifted Netanyahu a really ‘Nice’ map of Israel First son-in-law Jared Kushner had a gift for embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — a map with the word “Nice” personally inscribed by President Trump next to the Golan Heights. Netany...
10:36, 06/01/2019

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections Israel's parliament has passed the first of three motions required for the chamber to dissolve itself as the country appears headed toward another snap election....
11:00, 05/28/2019

Dozens hurt, more than 130 arrested on 3rd day of Israel protests More than 130 people were arrested and more than 100 were injured as activists rioted early Wednesday to protest the police shooting of a 19-year-old man in Israel....
21:36, 07/03/2019

UN envoy to Mideast warns of war between Israel, Hamas GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The U.N. envoy to the Mideast says it’s the “last chance” to prevent an all-out conflict between Israel and Gaza militants. Nikolay Mladenov said on Mond...
13:48, 05/13/2019

Israel's Zebra Medical gets FDA ok for AI chest X-ray product Israel's Zebra Medical Vision said on Monday it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its artificial intelligence-based chest X-ray triage product....
10:00, 05/13/2019

Shin Bet: Iran tried to recruit spy operatives in Israel Israeli intelligence said Wednesday agents have foiled Iranian attempts to recruit operatives to collect information on military bases, security installations, police stations, hospitals and other pot...
19:12, 07/24/2019

Gov. Cuomo plans ‘solidarity trip’ to Israel Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Sunday he plans to make a “solidarity trip” to Israel following the end of the legislative session, which sunsets June 19. “As a sign of solidarity, at this time o...
04:48, 06/03/2019

Israel’s political crisis could trigger a new election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a midnight deadline to form a new governing coalition as he sought to stave off a crisis that could trigger an unprecedented second election this year o...
19:48, 05/29/2019

Israel: Archaeologists uncover 1,200-year-old mosque The building is one of the oldest mosques ever discovered in Israel. The researchers also uncovered a farm and a small settlement near the mosque in the Negev Desert....
14:12, 07/18/2019

Israel could see second election amid coalition crisis Israel’s parliament on Monday passed a preliminary motion to dissolve itself. The move further pushed the country toward an unprecedented political impasse, less than two months after elections seemed...
03:24, 05/28/2019

Israel's Best-Kept Secret: This Food City on the Mediterranean Acre, an ancient seaport in northern Israel, serves up mouthwatering meals with zero fanfare. From dueling hummus shops to bragworthy seafood restaurants, here’s where to dig in....
19:36, 05/14/2019

| Palestinian president says to stop agreements with Israel Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Thursday he has decided to stop implementing agreements with Israel amid worsening relations between the two sides....
07:12, 07/26/2019

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel The U.S. State Department says it’s closely following Israel’s case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a law barring entry to those who have called for a boy...
18:12, 05/24/2019

Abbas to end agreements with Israel over housing demolition Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has said he will end all signed agreements with Israel after the government started destroying 10 Palestinian housing in East Jerusalem this week....
15:00, 07/26/2019

Around 50 Rockets Fired At Israel From Gaza: Army A barrage of around 50 rockets was fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip on Saturday and dozens were intercepted by air defences, the Israeli army said....
10:36, 05/04/2019

House GOP pushes to exploit Dem divisions over Israel House Republicans on Wednesday launched a long-shot effort to force floor action on legislation condemning a global boycott aimed at Israel, hoping to exploit Democratic divisions over the U.S.-Israel...
00:00, 05/16/2019

US and Palestinians clash over US plan for peace with Israel A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is urging support for the Trump administration’s “vision” — but the top Palestinian diplomat says all indications are it wil...
03:00, 05/10/2019

Israel to hold repeat elections in September Israel's Parliament voted Wednesday to dissolve and hold a repeat election in September after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a coalition government....
07:24, 05/30/2019

More than 20 dead as violence flares between Gaza and Israel Air and tank strikes kill 19 Palestinians after Netanyahu orders ‘massive attacks’, while rockets kill four in Israel Militants in Gaza and Israeli forces engaged in a bloody and spiralling clash over...
03:12, 05/06/2019

Israel's MyHeritage expands DNA testing to health Israel's MyHeritage, a service for family history and DNA testing, said on Monday it was launching a test that provides comprehensive health reports to consumers....
19:00, 05/20/2019

Israel's Partner Communications Q1 profit falls 78% Partner Communications , Israel's second-largest mobile phone operator, reported a 78% drop in quarterly profit as it continues to invest heavily in the deployment of a fibre-optics network and its TV...
08:48, 05/30/2019

Israel upgrades its air-raid warning system JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has overhauled its air-raid warning system in order to minimize disruptions to the general population. The army said on Wednesday that it is has divided t...
16:12, 06/12/2019

Gazans protest along volatile frontier with Israel Thosusands of Palestinians held protests along the volatile Gaza-Israel frontier Friday, after a night of Israeli airstrikes in retaliation for a rocket that hit a building in southern Israel...
19:48, 06/14/2019

Israel Strikes Iran in Syria and Loses a Jet Israel said it had launched a major attack after its F-16 came under Syrian fire. The events appeared to be Israel’s first direct engagement with Iranian forces in Syrian territory....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Trump, Israel and a global right-wing project Pushed by Trump, Israel barred two Democratic lawmakers from traveling to the country. But they have a fewer qualms about welcoming far-right, ethno-nationalist politicians....
11:00, 08/16/2019

Fighting Between Israel and Gaza Escalates Into Second Day of Airstrikes (Bloomberg) — Israel and Gaza-based militants are digging in for extended fighting after a barrage of hundreds of rockets and retaliatory airstrikes boiled over into a second day, threatening to...
16:36, 05/05/2019

Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition and dissolved parliament ins...
08:48, 05/30/2019

New Israel Vote All About Netanyahu Corruption Probes With Israelis heading to the polls Sept. 17 for the second time this year, the campaign will largely be about one man: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Unable to form a government even after ostensi...
12:00, 06/04/2019

| Rugby lifeline for Israel Folau ... in Asia? Australian billionaire Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest could offer Israel Folau a career lifeline in Asia if the star Wallaby's contract is terminated over his homophobic comments....
10:36, 05/09/2019

Israel says Russia behind GPS failures at Ben Gurion Airport Israeli officials on Thursday accused Russia of being behind mysterious GPS disruptions affecting flights around Ben Gurion Airport, according to reports. The GPS signal used by pilots to navigate the...
21:48, 06/27/2019

Israel’s Likud rules out Netanyahu stepping aside Lawmakers from Israel’s ruling Likud party say they will only accept Benjamin Netanyahu as the party’s candidate for prime minister, “regardless of the election results.”...
16:00, 08/04/2019

Israel gets three bidders for huge desalination plant Israel has received bids from three groups interested in building and operating a desalination plant that will supply more than a fifth of the country's household water and help battle shortages that ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Syrian TV says Damascus targeted 'from direction of' Israel Loud blasts echoed across Damascus late on Friday, residents said, as Syrian state media reported "enemy targets" coming from the direction of Israel, which has previously acknowledged conducting repe...
00:12, 05/18/2019

Israel moves to name Golan settlement after Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights (AP) — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Jewish settlement in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli P...
21:00, 06/16/2019

Palestinians say Gaza ceasefire reached with Israel Palestinian officials said an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement was reached with Israel on Monday to end a recent surge of violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel....
04:48, 05/06/2019

Israel’s failed Beresheet lander might fly again, at least in spirit The strange, sad saga of Israel’s Beresheet lunar lander is a bizarre one. The spacecraft, which embarked on the first privately-funded Moon landing mission, failed to stick its landing and was ...
21:48, 07/09/2019

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets....
08:48, 05/30/2019

Trump urges Israel to 'get their act together' amid election turmoil U.S. President Donald Trump, voicing impatience with close ally Israel, said on Sunday he was not happy about electoral upheaval there and urged the Israelis to "get their act together."...
04:24, 06/03/2019

Israel To Hold Election Rerun After Coalition Deadlock Israel's parliament voted early Thursday to hold new elections only months after April polls in an unprecedented move provoked by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's attempts to remain in power......
07:00, 05/30/2019

Israel's Cellcom swings to Q1 loss, revenue slips Israel's largest mobile phone operator Cellcom said on Tuesday it moved to a loss in the first quarter as it faced intense competition in the cellular sector....
08:36, 05/28/2019

Israel open to U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on sea border Israel voiced openness on Monday to U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on resolving a dispute over the neighbors' maritime border that has dogged Mediterranean oil and gas exploration....
14:00, 05/27/2019

Netanyahu to become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make history Saturday when he surpasses Israel’s founding father David Ben-Gurion as the country’s longest-serving prime minister....
22:12, 07/19/2019

Trump’s Israel adviser takes aim at ‘international consensus’ at UN Palestinian leaders shouldn’t assume they have a “right” to establish a state with headquarters in East Jerusalem, one of President Trump’s top advisers told the United Nations Security Council....
02:36, 07/24/2019

Israel to auction prefab classrooms donated by EU to Palestinians Calls for Israeli authorities to rebuild West Bank structures confiscated by militaryIsrael’s defence ministry plans to hold an auction next week to sell two prefabricated classrooms that were donated...
11:36, 05/31/2019

Lebanon accuses Israel of threatening civilian infrastructure Lebanon accused Israel on Tuesday of threatening its civilian infrastructure after Israel told the United Nations Security Council that Iran was exploiting the Port of Beirut to smuggle weapons to the...
02:00, 07/24/2019

Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier Israeli forces launched a missile at a location in southern Syria on Monday, killing at least one soldier, military officials from both countries confirmed....
00:00, 05/28/2019

Netanyahu shows off Trump's map of Israel with Golan Heights Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says U.S. President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has gifted him an official State Department map, updated to incorporate the long-disputed Golan Heights a...
02:48, 05/31/2019

Israel Begins Demolition Of Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem Israel began demolishing a number of Palestinian homes it considers illegal south of Jerusalem early Monday, an AFP journalist said, in a move which has drawn international concern....
09:36, 07/22/2019

State GOP leader makes trip to Israel, blasts AOC Newly minted New York GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy said the visit ranked among his first priorities, especially in light of the rise in anti-semitism in New York and across the nation....
07:12, 07/16/2019

Israel open to US-led talks with Lebanon over border dispute Israel says it's willing to engage in U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon to resolve a border dispute over a sliver of the Mediterranean Sea seen as rich with energy resources....
18:36, 05/27/2019

Israel closes Gaza's waters to Palestinian fishermen The Israeli military says it is taking the rare step of closing the Gaza Strip's offshore waters to Palestinian fishermen until further notice in response to incendiaries launched into Israel in recen...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Israel’s SodaStream hosts thousands for Ramadan feast RAHAT, Israel (AP) — SodaStream is hosting nearly 3,000 Israelis and Palestinians for a Ramadan fast-ending meal at its factory in the southern Israel town of Rahat. Bedouins and Jewish Israelis and s...
21:48, 05/27/2019

Germany condemns Israel's demolition of Palestinian homes The Israeli demolitions in East Jerusalem were "particularly egregious," Germany said in a statement with France and the UK. But Israel has defended its actions, saying they were necessary "for reason...
00:24, 07/24/2019

Explainer: The main players in Israel's next election, the second this year Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to cobble together a coalition government despite weeks of trying and Israel will vote on Sept. 17 in the second election within months....
04:36, 05/30/2019

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such fl...
20:36, 06/02/2019